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 2021-05-11 11:29 

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Video: NY officer grabs 4-year-old shooting victim, runs her to safety...

An NYPD officer scooped up a 4-year-old girl who...

 2021-05-11 11:18 

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IRS has $1.3 billion in unclaimed tax refunds, and there's 1 week left to claim them...

The Internal Revenue Service says it has more than $1.3 billion in unclaimed tax refunds for an estimated 1.3 million people who did not file a 2017 Form 1040 federal income tax return....

 2021-05-11 11:12 

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That's no Boeing 727, that's a Louisiana man's man cave...

You could say he...

 2021-05-11 10:46 

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Why the Colonial Pipeline hack matters to you...

A cyberattack on a critical U.S. pipeline is sending ripple effects across the economy, highlighting cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the nation...

 2021-05-11 10:44 

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Stimulus checks: Millions sign online petitions calling for monthly payments until pandemic ends...

Several online petitions have been created asking Congress for monthly stimulus checks through the end of the pandemic....

 2021-05-11 10:23 

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Lane closure on I-81 South in Montgomery County extended Tuesday morning...

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Motorists in Montgomery County may need to look for an alternate route Tuesday morning due to the extension of a lane closure on I-81 South for paving operations. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says ...

 2021-05-11 10:13 

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Security camera shows Tesla owner got into driver's seat before deadly crash...

Home security camera footage shows that the owner of a Tesla got into the driver...

 2021-05-11 10:11 

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Demand for used cars rises as production of new vehicles slows...

There aren't as many bargains in the used-car market these days. It's partly due to a chip shortage that's been cutting into the inventory of new cars, and that's pushing people into the preowned market....

 2021-05-11 10:02 

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'He is our leader': Community shows support for hospitalized Norton police chief...

NORTON, Va. (WJHL) — After a Friday afternoon shooting, the Norton community showed support for its police chief who is recovering from several gunshot wounds. Police told WFXR's sister station that Norton Police Chief James Lane's parking s...

 2021-05-11 09:34 

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Pinpoint Weather: Becoming mostly sunny and pleasantly cooler...

Tuesday is starting off with some light rain and sprinkles early this morning. However, the rain is continuing to taper off and many will hit the roads for their commute without having to turn the windshield wipers on. This morning will start out mostly c...

 2021-05-11 02:47 

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Veteran surprises family after months of being apart...

AXTON, Va. (WFXR) — A family was reunited this past Mother's Day weekend after spending half a year apart. Mason Garza and his mother Crystal Garza have built a close connection with their dirt-bike family at lake sugar tree motorsports park in ...

 2021-05-11 02:31 

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Here's why you might find a dryer sheet stuck in your mailbox...

If you ever happen to find a dryer sheet inside your mailbox, there...

 2021-05-11 01:34 

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Virginia GOP vote-counting updates: Youngkin and Snyder last two in race for Republican gubernatorial nomination...

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The once-crowded field of Virginia Republicans competing for the party's gubernatorial nomination has now been whittled down to two, with Glenn Youngkin and Pete Snyder going head-to-head after state Sen. Amanda Chase (R-C...

 2021-05-11 00:55 

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Italian woman mistakenly given 6 shots of Pfizer COVID vaccine...

A 23-year-old woman is recovering after she was given six shots of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital in Tuscany, Italy....

 2021-05-11 00:50 

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SWAT team takes man into custody in Martinsville for 2019 crime...

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (WFXR) A man who was wanted on second-degree murder and firearm charges out of Rocky Mount has been arrested. Martinsville Police Lieutenant Sandy Hines tells WFXR News that Richard Hannon, Jr. was taken into custody Monday night just af...

 2021-05-11 00:39 

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Deadline approaches for filing, payment of Individual Income Tax in Virginia...

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) The deadline for Virginians to file and pay their Individual Income Tax. That date is Monday, May 17, 2021. "This year, the typical May 1 filing and payment deadline was extended by a few weeks to match the new IRS deadline. We ar...

 2021-05-11 00:16 

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FEMA funding ordered for Central Virginia counties impacted by February ice storm...

RICHMOND. Va. (WRIC) — Months after Central Virginia was hit by an ice storm, the federal government has approved use of federal funding for repair and replacement costs accrued during the storm. President Joe Biden approved Virginia's Disaster ...

 2021-05-11 00:05 

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Mountain State gets more than $1.1M to help homeless West Virginians...

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) says the money will come from the American Rescue Plan through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Th fund will provide Emergency Housing Vouchers to three housing authorities to assist anyone in the...

 2021-05-11 00:03 

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First lady Jill Biden to visit WV with celebrity guest...

First Lady Jill Biden has announced plans for her visit to West Virginia on Thursday -- but she...

 2021-05-11 00:01 

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Chipotle increasing average wage to $15 per hour...

Some employees will also be eligible to make a six-figure salary after just a few years working with the chain. Chipotle aims to hire 20,000 employees before summer....

 2021-05-10 23:17 

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US lawmakers look into threat assessment from Jan. 6 attack...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — On Monday, U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton says Capitol Police needs to correct certain practices after the Jan. 6 attack. "Those areas are intelligence, training, operational planning and cultural cha...

 2021-05-10 23:03 

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Roanoke Valley Forecast...
 2021-05-10 23:02 

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Central Virginia Forecast...
 2021-05-10 23:00 

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Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources releases new images of last week's wildfire near Goshen...

GOSHEN, Va. (WFXR) A wildfire that took place last week in the Goshen Wildlife Management brought stunning images, which were captured by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources. Flames from the blaze scorched 1,700 acres of woodland and was difficu...

 2021-05-10 23:00 

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Southside Virginia Forecast...
 2021-05-10 22:59 

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New River Valley Forecast...
 2021-05-10 22:58 

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Alleghany Highlands Forecast...
 2021-05-10 22:57 

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Absent for 614 days, minor league baseball set to return to Salem...

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — After spending the first week of the 2021 season on the road, the Salem Red Sox will play their first home game since the pandemic began on Tuesday night. "Honestly I get goosebumps every opening day," general manager All...

 2021-05-10 22:25 

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Hokie graduates celebrate accomplishment in first in-person Commencement since COVID-19...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia Tech officials have officially made it through the first of 16 in-person graduations happening over the next week. More than 350 graduates were at Lane Stadium on Virginia Tech's campus Monday. Graduates and gue...

 2021-05-10 22:11 

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Workers build Toyotas at massive rural West Virginia facility...

Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia is celebrating its 25th anniversary in the Mountain State this year. The facility employs more than two thousand people and is the largest employer in Putnam County....

 2021-05-10 22:05 

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Roanoke City Manager says, when it comes to COVID-19, we're 'nearly normal'...

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) In a blog released Monday, May 10, the Roanoke City Manager says that we are nearly back at normal when it comes to COVID-19. In the blog, Bob Cowell, Roanoke's City Manager, says that with school having gone virtual, a number of e...

 2021-05-10 21:46 

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Wythe County Sheriff's Office investigates shooting of dog; local rescue provides updates on healing...

BARREN SPRINGS, Va. (WFXR) The Wythe County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident that took place on April 29 that involved a dog being shot in the Barren Springs section of the county. Animal Control Officer S.G. Dauley received a call that d...

 2021-05-10 21:27 

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FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for emergency use in children as young as 12 to get shots...

The FDA announced the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine has been authorized for emergency use in adolescents 12 to 15 years old....

 2021-05-10 21:25 

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Virginia universities reckon with Confederate symbols...

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia universities in the former heart of the Confederacy are reckoning with their past as students, faculty and staff call for the removal of Confederate symbols. Richmond housed the capital of the Confederacy from 1861 to 1865. ...

 2021-05-10 21:13 

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Seven individuals charged with drug, firearm charges in Appomattox County...

APPOMATTOX COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) Deputies with the Appomattox County Sheriff's Office, along with the Central Virginia Drug and Gang Task Force (CVDGTF) have been investigating multiple individuals on drug charges including the distribution of methamphet...

 2021-05-10 20:56 

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Charles City County assisting with search for missing D.C. infant at landfill...

The Charles City County Sheriff...

 2021-05-10 20:53 

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Possible gas spike this week coming as people are planning to travel more...

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — You could be paying more at the pump in the coming days. Gas prices are expected to rise in reaction to the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, which delivers about 45% of fuel to the East Coast. The pipeline announced over th...

 2021-05-10 20:49 

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Here's how the Colonial Pipeline shutdown could impact Virginia drivers...

The American Automobile Association (AAA) is predicting that Virginia drivers will likely see limited gas availability due to the Colonial Pipeline shutdown over the weekend....

 2021-05-10 20:46 

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Section of Route 39 to be temporarily closed for railroad crossing work in Rockbridge County...

STAUNTON, Va. (WFXR) A section of Route 39 (Maury River Road) in Rockbridge County is scheduled to be temporarily closed between 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11 through 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 12 which will allow for Buckingham Branch Railroad to upgrade a railro...

 2021-05-10 20:13 

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Bear crippled, euthanized after falling down waterfall in Colorado...

Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) officers had to euthanize a crippled bear after it fell several feet down Seven Falls, a series of cascading waterfalls, in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Sunday....

 2021-05-10 20:11 

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J-Lo and Ben Affleck spotted vacationing together in Montana, reports say...

It looks like Bennifer may be back on?...

 2021-05-10 19:54 

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Kaiser Family Foundation study looks at adolescent stats ahead of likely approval for COVID-19 vaccine for those 12-15 years old...

(WFXR) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is nearing the point of authorizing a COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of 12-15, which would be the first group of children to become eligible for the vaccine. Even with studies showing that chil...

 2021-05-10 19:27 

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Lightning sends chunk of Florida highway flying through truck windshield, injuring 2...

Two people were injured Monday morning when a lightning strike sent a chunk of pavement flying through a windshield on a Florida highway....

 2021-05-10 19:25 

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Fourth stimulus check? White House says possible payment up to Congress...

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 2021-05-10 19:19 

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Covington commuters can expect crews to be repairing potholes across the city this week as part of their 'Pothole Blitz'...

COVINGTON, Va. (WFXR) With warmer weather, comes the development of potholes. This week, Covington Public Works crews will be on a "Pothole Blitz" to repair the numerous potholes reported around the city. If you know of a specific area needing rep...

 2021-05-10 19:10 

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Virginia Voters Identify as Moderate, Despite Supporting Democrat Policies...

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia voters in a recent poll ranked themselves as moderate, with a slightly conservative lean, but indicated support of more progressive legislation. The poll, released last week by Christopher Newport's Wason Center for Civi...

 2021-05-10 19:03 

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Goodwill to hold Community Career and Resource Fair Saturday in Roanoke...

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) On Saturday, May 15, Goodwill Industries of the Valleys will be hosting a Community Career & Resource Fair between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. outside of the Goodwill Roanoke Jobs Campus at 2502 Melrose Avenue, NW. The fair will run in conjunct...

 2021-05-10 18:53 

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Two questions we should be asking to improve our relationships at home and at work...

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — On Coffee with A Coach, Lynda McNutt Foster, CEO of Cortex Leadership Consulting discussed with Kianna the two questions we need to be asking and answering to improve our relationships at work or home....

 2021-05-10 18:48 

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What you need to know about medical cannabis in West Virginia...

On West Virginia Politics, Rusty Williams, a patient advocate on the WV Medical Cannabis Advisory Board, discusses how the Department of Health and Human Resources has opened applications for patients to receive a medical cannabis I.D. card, which is need...

 2021-05-10 18:43 

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Officials: Smoking in bed caused deadly Chesterfield house fire that killed 4 children, 2 women...

The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and EMS have determined the cause of a house fire that left six people dead including four children....

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